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Definition of the noun alpine fir
What does alpine fir mean as a name of something?
- medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Abies amabilis / species Abies amabilis / Abies balsamea compacta / form Abies balsamea compacta / Abies lasciocarpa / species Abies lasciocarpa / Abies lasiocarpa compacta / form Abies lasiocarpa compacta / Abies lasiocarpa conica / form Abies lasiocarpa conica / variety Abies lasiocarpa conica / Pinus lasiocarpa compacta / form Pinus lasiocarpa compacta / Abies lasiocarpa
- synonym of Alpine fir: subalpine fir
- more generic term: silver fir = any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alpine fir
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The Encyclopedia of Wood (2011)
by U.S. Department of Agriculture
nutans Fir Alpine subalpine fir (alpine fir) Abies lasiocarpa Balsam balsam fir Abies balsamea ...
by Donald Wyman
lasiocarpa 90' Zone 5 Alpine Fir Native from Alaska to northern Calif., this is a tree of the mountains and does not thrive well in the eastern U.S. The needles ...
Encyclopedia of Utah (2001)
by Nancy Capace
The alpine fir, known in Utah as “white balsam,” is a native of mountain highlands . Its wood is used in rough construction work. The white fir, bearing the contradictory local name of “black balsam,” is found at lower elevations. It yields a fair ...
Nelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)
Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman
and the scrubby timber- line form of Engelmann spruce, bristle-cone and foxtail pines, Alpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) and mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana). These species also occur in.
An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson
and the scrubby timber-line form of Engelmann spruce, bristle-cone, and foxtail pines, Alpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) and mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana). These species also occur in. United States United States ...
Encyclopedia of Wyoming (2001)
by Nancy Capace
Near the timber line, the alpine fir diminishes to a small shrub that clings to the rock crevices; near the meadows at low altitudes, these firs grow high in ...
by Kit L. Yam
The Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Alpine Fir Lodgepole Pine Douglas Fir Black Ash Beech Aspen Magnolia Hemlock Black Gum Birch Balsam Fir Nobel Fir Larch Maple (soft or silver) Hackberry Basswood Norway Pine North Carolina ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
alpine fir, Abies lasiocarpa. alpine goat, a U.S. breed of dairy goat, alsad (alsophyte). a grove plant. alsike clover, Trifolium hybridum. alsike poisoning, trifoliosis. alsium. a grove community, one with trees and grasses.
by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell
pineapahtóksaapiooyis nin pine loghouse 13 pinekátoyiss nan sweet pine, Alpine fir (used for incense), *Abies lasiocarpa / balsam fir, ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
The Alpine fir occurs on the Pacific slopes, ranging from New Mexico northward to the Pacific Northwest and into southeastern Alaska. The grand fir prefers lowlands or moist mountain slopes and ranges from the northern coast of California ...
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